The Dream

By Little Everywhere & Witness Docs

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 Feb 4, 2020


 Feb 1, 2020

AL
 Jan 13, 2020
I wish they would stop repeating sound bits so much, I feel like I'm having deja vus all the time :/

Sandra
 Dec 29, 2019
Very interesting. Thank you for reporting on this.

AnneMarie
 Dec 20, 2019

Description

In Season 2 we look at a world just as shady and mysterious as MLMs, but one whose promises are at times even more bombastic and unfathomable: WELLNESS. What is it? Who sells it? And will it bring you eternal happiness…and, perhaps, eternal life?


Episode Date
Introducing Verified
224

We’re bringing you a special clip from Verified, a new investigative true crime podcast from Witness Docs and Stitcher. Season one of Verified tells the story of a group of fearless women from around the world who band together with a team of Italian reporters to bring a policeman turned sexual predator to justice.

Hosted by investigative reporter Natasha Del Toro, this ten-episode, immersive true crime series examines the trust we place in the sharing economy and the power that a simple checkmark or digital review can hold over our lives.

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Feb 25, 2020
S2 E10: Caveat Beware
2490

Who do you trust in a world with little information?

Feb 24, 2020
S2 E9: Drowning in the Conspira-Sea
1628

How a few bad seeds became a movement.

Feb 17, 2020
S2 E8: Your Call is Important to Us
2315

These Shills and Sugar Pills will make you feel better. 

Feb 10, 2020
S2 E7: Green Eggs and Scams
2097

Influencing a new generation of wellness. 

Feb 03, 2020
S2 E6: Magnets: How Do They Work?
2464

The road to wellness is paved with particles and protons.

Jan 27, 2020
S2 E5: Birthing a Bad Dream
2238

Welcome to one of the cutest cults of wellness.

Jan 20, 2020
S2 E4: Take With Caution
2238

What happens when no one is looking out for you?

Jan 13, 2020
S2 E3: Magic Little Pills
1920

Can powders, pills and juices deliver on the promise to live longer and look younger?

Jan 06, 2020
Revisiting Women’s Work
2332

Opportunity might still be knocking… we’ll be back with new episodes in January.

Dec 23, 2019
S2 E2: A New Kind of Party
1841

Take a walk and find a crystal. Who knows, it might just heal you.

Dec 16, 2019
S2 E1: What’s Your Frequency?
1852

Products and cures you can’t find at the doctor might just be the medicine you want.

Dec 09, 2019
Coming Soon...The Dream Season 2
180

Oils, crystals, juices and more have been said to bring us eternal happiness and health- but how much of that is based in truth? Who benefits and loses from the wellness industry as a whole? We’ll be talking to some familiar voices and new ones about broader questions like these in Season 2 of the Dream- premiering December 9th.  

Nov 21, 2019
BONUS 4: How to Fire Your Boss
1424

Leaving an MLM can be the hardest part of the business. 

 

This is 4 of 4 bonus episodes we’re releasing as additional reporting from season 1.

Oct 14, 2019
BONUS 3: Dream Stealers
1261

There’s no better way to build a loyal downline than with a magnetic atmosphere and a magnetic leader. Creating devotion to the cause is one technique that keeps the recruits flowing and the pipeline growing.  

 

This is 3 of 4 bonus episodes we’re releasing as additional reporting from season 1.

Oct 07, 2019
BONUS 2: Humble Beginnings, Lavish Endings
1203

The unbelievable origin story of LulaRoe.

 

This is 2 of 4 bonus episodes we’re releasing as additional reporting from season 1.

Sep 30, 2019
BONUS 1: Overpriced and Underwhelmed
1217

What happened when LulaRoe tried to save their business by operating less like an MLM? Exactly what you think if you’ve been listening long enough. Although this time, there are people in power that are mad, like file-a-lawsuit mad. 

 

This is 1 of 4 bonus episodes we’re releasing as additional reporting from season 1.

Sep 23, 2019
S1 E11: And That’s When I Woke Up
2314
When a job becomes a hobby. This episode is sponsored by Robinhood (THEDREAM.robinhood.com) and Quip (www.getquip.com/THEDREAM).
Dec 03, 2018
S1 E10: The American Way
2205
The dream of our founders is alive. This episode is sponsored by Bombas (www.bombas.com/THEDREAM code: THEDREAM) and Article (www.article.com/THEDREAM).
Nov 26, 2018
S1 E9: Leave a Message
1784
A wise woman once said, “You need to go.” This episode is sponsored by Bombas (www.bombas.com/THEDREAM code: THEDREAM) and Policygenius (www.policygenius.com).
Nov 12, 2018
S1 E8: Destination Amazing
2325
The road to success is paved with convention tickets. This episode is sponsored by Quip (www.getquip.com/THEDREAM) and Article (www.article.com/THEDREAM).
Nov 05, 2018
S1 E7: Lazy, Stupid, Greedy or Dead
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What’s holding you back from reaching your full potential? This episode is sponsored by Article (www.article.com/THEDREAM) and Policygenius (www.policygenius.com).
Oct 29, 2018
S1 E6: How a Dream Becomes a Nightmare
2199
Be careful what you wish for, unless it's debt.
Oct 22, 2018
S1 E5: Do You Party?
2411
Friends are the family you choose to add to your downline.
Oct 15, 2018
S1 E4: The Mind is a Fertile Field
2309
If you dream it, you can (probably?) achieve it. This episode is sponsored by Quip (www.getquip.com/THEDREAM).
Oct 08, 2018
S1 E3: Yes, I Would Like To Swim In Cash
2415
The fortune you seek can be yours for just $169 down.
Oct 01, 2018
S1 E2: Women’s Work
2350
When opportunity knocks, open the front door.
Sep 24, 2018
S1 E1: Wanna Swim in Cash?
2434
There’s nothing as intoxicating as piles of money, unless the Feds are watching you count it. This episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/THEDREAM).
Sep 24, 2018
Coming Soon...The Dream
161
We’ve all got that friend or cousin who steadily hawks some overpriced miracle drink, leggings, or shampoo on social media. They aren’t just trying to sell you something, but would like to offer you the opportunity of a lifetime to achieve riches while working from home on your own terms. You’ve probably been too afraid, or too loving, or too reasonable to confront them. Not us. This season on The Dream we go inside the world of multi-level marketing to expose this pyramid-shaped business model for what it is. Join us on this bizarre journey filled with snake oil salesmen, shifty millionaires, struggling single moms, and a few sweet grandmas.
Sep 06, 2018